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Full text: Report on the Work of the Government (2015)
Fellow Deputies, On behalf of the State Council, I will now report to you on the work of the government for your deliberation and approval, and I invite comments on my report from the members of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meets the press
Premier Li Keqiang takes questions from domestic and international press in Beijing today.
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Reforms across the Board >>

China SOE reform back on track amid concerns
The reform of China's state-owned enterprises is back on track after a decade, however legislators have voiced their concern about the measures.
China to boost value of pension fund
Chinese lawmakers are now reviewing plans to help prop-up the country's pension fund through a broader-based investment scheme.
Guidelines for SOEs salary reform to come out this March
Salary reform for executives at state-owned companies has been underway for over a decade.
China's law reform
The city of Wenzhou is at the last step of a two-decade persistent pursuit as a draft revision to the Legislation Law expands legislative power from 49 Chinese cities to at least 284 nationwide.
'New normal' needs environment for entrepreneurship
The phrase "new normal" is becoming popular. People use it to describe many important changes in China.
Process for new statutes amended
China is poised to take a giant stride in bolstering the rule of law as the country's top legislature considers what is expected to be the final reading of a draft amendment to the Law on Legislation.

Issues

The Economy >>

No change in monetary policy: central bank
A prudent monetary policy has not been changed, as this year's M2 growth target is still moderate, said Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China, at a press conference during the two sessions on Thursday.

Defense >>

General: Make military more transparent
The military should be more open to the public by releasing appropriate navy and air force equipment information in a timely manner and setting regular military open days, a political adviser and senior officer suggested.

Diplomacy >>

Chinese diplomat hopes for a united Asia
A Chinese diplomat said in an exclusive interview with China.org.cn that he hoped Asian countries can focus on development issues and unite Asia in the future.

Other issues >>

Writer backs 'nation of readers' vision
Writer Chi Li rarely visits bookshops anymore and instead buys online as she believes it is difficult to find what she calls "real" books on shop shelves.

Opinion >>

The 'Belt and Road' Initiative a prime opportunity for Chinese dream

The "Belt and Road" Initiative will benefit China as well as all countries along the routes. Shared development is a prime opportunity in shaping the Chinese dream.

China Infographics >>

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Top judicial bodies deliver work reports to NPC
China's two top judicial bodies, the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate, are delivering their work reports to the National People's Congress.
Law Committee of 12th NPC deliberates on draft revision to Legislation Law
The Law Committee of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) holds a meeting to deliberate on the draft revision to the Legislation Law in Beijing, capital of China, March 11, 2015.
Executive chairpersons of NPC annual session presidium hold first meeting
Executive chairpersons of the presidium of China's annual parliamentary session met Wednesday for the first time to review important documents.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meets the press
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is hosting a press conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 15, 2015.
NPC concludes annual session
The closing meeting of the third session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) is held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 15, 2015.
Leaders attend closing meeting of CPPCC annual session
Yao Ming, Liu Xiang chat at intervals of CPPCC session
Members of 12th National Committee of CPPCC hold press conference
Zhu Weiqun, Huang Jiefu, Hu Xiaoyi, Li Yanhong, Yu Minhong, members of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), give a press conference during the third session of the 12th CPPCC National Committee in Beijing, capital of China, March 11, 2015.